The first table below looks at the demand for the Development Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Consultant
Rank 577 520 554
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 10 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.038% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.041% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 18
Average daily rate £400 £438 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +57.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £556 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -49 10 £400 -18.98% 3
London -12 8 £406 -26.96% 2
East of England - 2 £388 -
City of London 0 1 £400 -28.08% 2
Essex - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Scarborough - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Derby - - - -

Development Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 6 (26.09%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) E-Learning
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) MS Office
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Banking
7 1 (4.35%) Retail
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
7 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
7 1 (4.35%) JDeveloper
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse

Development Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) OLAP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.35%) JDeveloper
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Service Management
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
1 2 (8.70%) ERP
1 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
1 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Project Management
2 1 (4.35%) ETL
2 1 (4.35%) ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.35%) Scrum
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (4.35%) Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) ABAP
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) IronPython
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos
1 1 (4.35%) Saba
1 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
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